Let’s have a reading round-up, shall we? It’s been a while.
‘The Snow Child’ by Eowyn Ivey.
This was a tiny-railway-station-shop panic buy. I had less than 100 pages to go in what I was reading, and although the journey was only supposed to take an hour, you never know what might happen. (Twenty years ago, I [...]
I loved this book. I was lucky enough to be sent a preview copy of it (thank you, Scott, who is also a big fan of this writer) and I pretty much started reading it as soon as I took it out of the envelope, and kept it no more than three feet from my [...]
A theme this week – after the cushion – seems to be that sometimes you need to persevere.
I have loved many of Hilary Mantel’s books, especially A Place Of Greater Safety and Beyond Black. As I have something of a Tudor fetish, I couldn’t wait for Wolf Hall, but to say that I was disappointed [...]